The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 66 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 21 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.07% 2.31% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.44% 14.42% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 51
Median salary £43,250 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 208 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.40% 16.05% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 86 153 275
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 6 £75,000 +226.08% 1
Chester +6 6 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Knutsford +3 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 41 (97.62%) WAN
2 27 (64.29%) Cisco
3 20 (47.62%) Firewall
4 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (40.48%) VoIP
6 16 (38.10%) BGP
7 15 (35.71%) OSPF
8 14 (33.33%) MPLS
8 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 12 (28.57%) EIGRP
9 12 (28.57%) CCNA
9 12 (28.57%) Avaya
10 10 (23.81%) Windows
10 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
10 10 (23.81%) Information Security
11 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
12 8 (19.05%) Network Security
12 8 (19.05%) Degree
12 8 (19.05%) Project Management
13 7 (16.67%) CCNP
13 7 (16.67%) DWDM
13 7 (16.67%) Ethernet
13 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 7 (16.67%) Network Design
13 7 (16.67%) Wireless
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
14 6 (14.29%) Security Patching

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Office 365
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (97.62%) WAN
2 20 (47.62%) Firewall
3 17 (40.48%) VoIP
4 16 (38.10%) BGP
5 15 (35.71%) OSPF
6 14 (33.33%) MPLS
6 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 12 (28.57%) EIGRP
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (19.05%) Network Security
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (16.67%) DWDM
9 7 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 7 (16.67%) Wireless
10 6 (14.29%) IGRP
10 6 (14.29%) VLAN
10 6 (14.29%) VPLS
10 6 (14.29%) VPN
11 5 (11.90%) WLAN
12 4 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) IT Support
6 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Delphi Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Information Security
2 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) Network Design
4 7 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
5 6 (14.29%) Network Management
5 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Security Patching
5 6 (14.29%) Software Deployment
6 5 (11.90%) High Availability
7 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.52%) Presales
7 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (7.14%) ITIL
8 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.76%) Data Security
9 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) Delphi
3 1 (2.38%) Pascal
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) R
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) CCNA
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
4 7 (16.67%) CCNP
5 6 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 6 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) CISSP
7 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 12 (28.57%) Avaya
3 6 (14.29%) Juniper
4 4 (9.52%) Aruba
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) arcserve
5 3 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (7.14%) SonicWALL
5 3 (7.14%) Sophos
5 3 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) Google
7 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) NICE Systems
7 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.38%) Splunk
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago